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AK’s General Knowledge A-Z #23

The first answer starts with an A, and so on...
Full names are alphabetised according to surname, not considering a possible surname prefix.
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Last updated: July 21, 2021
First submittedJuly 10, 2021
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A – the first president to live in the White House
John Adams
B – Michael Jackson’s megahit “____ Jean”, or first name of singer Eilish
Billie
C – Monty Python’s Flying ____; an originally Latin word meaning racecourse or space where games are held
Circus
D – Grey and Swayze’s dancing, or Clint Eastwood’s Harry
Dirty
E – is 40,075 km (24,901 mi.) long
Equator
F – a colloquial term for the violin, or something you do with your phone
Fiddle
G – murder, bloodshed, violence, or Al with an inconvenient truth
Gore
H – profession that used to be prone to mercury poisoning leading to a psychiatric syndrome (like in Alice in Wonderland)
Hatter
I – is “ιδιώτης” in Greek, or Prince Myshkin in Dostoevsky
Idiot
J – former NBA star Earvin, nickname “Magic”
Johnson
K – daughter of the Bundy family in Married... with Children
Kelly
L – League of ______: a 2009 multiplayer online battle arena video game
Legends
M – if I ran from this village to Athens, I’d certainly drop dead too
Marathon
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N – country where The Lord of the Rings trilogy was filmed entirely
New Zealand
O – Danish architect Jørn Utzon designed the Sydney _____ _____
Opera House
P – black in the first stamp, or the Beatles’ Lane
Penny
Q – _____ Riot, band who famously covered “Cum on Feel the Noize”
Quiet
R – German physicist Wilhelm who discovered X-rays
Röntgen
S – a small, nondescript bird, or Johnny Depp’s non-nondescript pirate Jack
Sparrow
T – a formal offer to buy or sell something, or how Elvis should be loved
Tender
U – _____Health Group: the sixth largest U.S. company by revenue in 2020
United
V – country where Maracaibo is the second largest city
Venezuela
W – a nickname for the lacrosse stick, a hair-curling appliance, or a wizard’s tool
Wand
X – hugs and kisses
XOXO
Y – a more familiar name for the Huang He River
Yellow River
Z – a videotelephony program; the 5th most downloaded mobile app worldwide in 2020
Zoom
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Level 63
Jul 10, 2021
Fantastic quiz, hope you don't mind if I use your Maracaibo question?
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Level 59
Jul 11, 2021
Thanks, and of course not, be my guest!